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Baker's Dozen

Can’t Stop Spinning: Jessy Lanza’s Favourite Records
Aimee Armstrong , June 24th, 2020 09:13

In this week's Baker's Dozen, Jessy Lanza speaks to Aimee Armstrong about lifelong favourites from Fleetwood Mac to Missy Elliott, and discusses the records that helped her bridge the worlds of pop and jazz


New Musik - From A to B
I’m a huge Tony Mansfield fan. I really like the song ‘Straight Lines’ which sounds like a Nick Straker Band song - but Tony Mansfield co-produced it. I heard about New Musik through the Nick Straker Band essentially. When I got the request to do this Bakers Dozen I was trying to think of full records and From A to B and that was the first one that sprung to mind. I like the combination of great songwriting and dance music. There’s a lot of songcraft there, not that dance music doesn't have that, but here it’s a lot poppier. I like the hooks and the production a lot and there are all these weird pre-digital effects.